Hurricane Help

Hurricane Help

Natural Disaster Information from ED for K-12 Schools

Natural Disaster Information from ED for Higher Education and Student Loans


ED is working with other federal agencies, such as FEMA and DHS, to ensure continuation of critical services to students, families, and educators and the restoration of the learning environment.

Disaster Distress Helpline

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Guidance for Educational Agencies, Schools, and Grantees

2019 Eligible Declared Disasters [PDF, 161KB]

2019 Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations (Restart) Program

2019 Restart Awards

SEA NameFinal Award
California Department of Education$ 16,507,145
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Public School System$ 9,385,574
Florida Department of Education$ 44,271,500
Mississippi Department of Education$ 186,450
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction$ 3,395,009
Ohio Department of Education$ 587,821
Texas Education Agency$ 25,445,162
TOTAL$ 99,778,661

Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act of 2019, P.L. 116-20 (June 06, 2019). In enacting this legislation, Congress directed the Department to implement, with some modifications, certain provisions of the Hurricane Education Recovery Act, P.L. 109-148 (HERA).

For additional information about the 2019 Restart program, please visit the program's homepage.

2019 Temporary Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students (Emergency Impact Aid) Program

2019 Emergency Impact Aid Awards

SEA NameFinal Award
California Department of Education$ 4,552,125
Florida Department of Education$ 16,368,000
Maryland State Department of Education$ 227,531
Mississippi Department of Education$ 185,156
Nebraska Department of Education$ 25,312
New Jersey Department of Education$ 567,187
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction$ 467,250
TOTAL$ 22,392,561

Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act of 2019, P.L. 116-20 (June 06, 2019). In enacting this legislation, Congress directed the Department to implement, with some modifications, certain provisions of the Hurricane Education Recovery Act, P.L. 109-148 (HERA).

For additional information about the 2019 Emergency Impact Aid program, please visit the program's homepage.

Higher Education Programs

2019 Emergency Assistance to Institutions of Higher Education (EAI) Program

2019 Emergency Assistance to Institutions of Higher Education Awards

SEA NameFinal Award
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine$ 13,772
Albany State University$ 18,144
Butte College$ 4,259,378
Coastal Carolina University$ 426,241
Gulf Coast State College$ 2,643,849
Northern Marianas College$ 21,929,574
St. Augustine’s University$ 3,558,993
TOTAL$ 32,849,951

2019 Eligible Declared Disasters [PDF, 162KB]

2018 Defraying Costs of Enrolling Displaced Students Program

Note: ED is accepting late applications through December 31, 2018. For any questions, please contact James Davis, Division Director, at james.davis@ed.gov or 202-453-7814.

2019 Emergency Assistance to Institutions of Higher Education Program

Education Supports for Homeless Children and Youth

Restoring Education Facilities

Restoring the Teaching and Learning Environment

Creating Continuity of Teaching and Learning

Financial Recovery Information

Ayudas Educativas para Niños y Jóvenes Desamparados

Restauración de Instalaciones Educativas

Restauración del Ambiente de Enseñanza y Aprendizaje

Creando Continuidad de la Enseñanza y el Aprendizaje

Información acerca de Recuperación Financiera